OPS Multi-Service Veterinary Technician

Location
Florida
Posted
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

OPS Hourly Non-Secretary/Clerk

Job Description:

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is seeking a veterinary technician to assist a variety of specialty services within the hospital. 

  • This individual should be interested in providing exemplary veterinary care, teaching veterinary students, communicating with a large team, and working with a variety of specialty services. 
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for providing technical assistance including general nursing care, assisting in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, sample submission and interpretation, and some specialty-specific nursing skills. 
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, professional, has strong interpersonal skills, and has a strong desire to develop their skills and knowledge. 
  • This position requires a post-offer health assessment.
Advertised Salary:

$14.00-$17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of veterinary experience or one year of veterinary experience and currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program or a graduate of a veterinary technician program.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology program and/or certified veterinary technician.
  • Knowledge of animal care and nursing. 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and terminology.
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications.
  • Ability to maintain an effective working environment while in stressful situations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees of various levels and responsibilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and list of references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes